Category Archive For "seasonal"
Winter Care For Laminate Flooring: Cost of a Mistake
Winter is one of the toughest times of the year, especially if you’re a homeowner. The cold, harsh winter weather can wreak havoc on almost any area of a home, but can be particularly damaging to flooring. Even supremely durable types of flooring, like laminate, can suffer an increased risk of damage because of winter …
Gas vs. Wood Burning Fireplaces
One of the best decisions you can make as a homeowner is to add a fireplace to your home. Not only do fireplaces keep you warm during the coldest times of the year, they are also a nice style feature that can add a classic touch to your home. However, if you’re thinking about installing …
Chimney Cleaning Basics
Winter is approaching, which means long, cold nights that can be tough to get through. Many homeowners, in preparation for the winter, are thinking about ways to stay warm, which means getting their chimneys ready for extended use. Without a clean chimney, you can’t spend those winter nights warm and toasty by the fire, making …
Prepping Your Gutters for Winter with a Gutter Guard System
Preparing your home for the winter is an involved, important job, requiring that you give almost every area of your home the proper attention. One such task that sometimes falls by the wayside is getting your gutters ready for the increased ice and snow of the winter season.
Sealing Concrete to Prevent Cold Weather Damage
With winter approaching, you’re probably doing all the tasks necessary to protect your home from the harsh, cold weather. However, there may be one thing that you’re neglecting: Sealing your concrete. While durable, your outdoor concrete is vulnerable to winter weather, with the possibility of water freezing in its pores causing long term damage.
Air Conditioner Buying Guide: Choosing a Brand
As many as 86% of US homes are serviced by an air conditioning unit, and with ever advancing HVAC technology, the market is awash with options. Many of the field’s top models feature technological amenities such as smartphone compatibility, noise reducing fan blades and even solar power options.
How to Prepare Your HVAC for the Colder Months
Fall is upon us, and that can only mean one thing: Winter is right around the corner. As the nights go from comfortably cool to freezing cold, your HVAC system is going to be switching from providing cool air to providing heat.